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man·go

 (măng′gō)
n. pl. man·goes or man·gos
1.
a. A tropical evergreen tree (Mangifera indica) native to Asia, widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
b. The oval fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind, sweet juicy flesh, and a flat one-seeded stone, and eaten ripe or pickled when green.
2. Chiefly North Midland US A bell pepper, especially a green one.

[From Portuguese manga, fruit of the mango tree, from Malayalam māṅṅa or a kindred Dravidian source; akin to Tamil , mānti, māti.]

mango

(ˈmæŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -goes or -gos
1. (Plants) a tropical Asian anacardiaceous evergreen tree, Mangifera indica, cultivated in the tropics for its fruit
2. (Plants) the ovoid edible fruit of this tree, having a smooth rind and sweet juicy orange-yellow flesh
[C16: via Portuguese from Malay mangā, from Tamil mānkāy from mān mango tree + kāy fruit]

man•go

(ˈmæŋ goʊ)

n., pl. -goes, -gos.
1.
a. the oblong sweet fruit of a tropical tree, Mangifera indica, of the cashew family.
b. the tree itself.
[1575–85; < Portuguese manga, probably < Malayalam]

mango

An Asian fruit with sweet orange flesh.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mango - large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruitmango - large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
mango - large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Mangifera, Mangifera - tropical tree native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit
2.mango - large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seedmango - large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Mangifera indica, mango, mango tree - large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
Translations
شَجَرَة المانْغوفاكِهَة المانْغومَنْجَة
mangomangovník
mangomangotræ
mangomangujo
mango
מנגו
mango
mangómangófa
mangómangótré
マンゴー
망고
aniba
mangas
mango auglismango koks
mango
mango
mango
มะม่วง
mangomango ağacı
quả xoài

mango

[ˈmæŋgəʊ] N (mangoes (pl)) (= fruit, tree) → mango m

mango

[ˈmæŋgəʊ] [mangoes] (pl) n
(= fruit) → mangue f

mango

n (= fruit)Mango f; (= tree)Mangobaum m

mango

[ˈmæŋgəʊ] nmango

mango

(ˈmӕŋgəu) plural ˈmango(e)s noun
1. the yellowish fruit of an Indian tropical tree.
2. (also mango tree) the tree.

mango

مَنْجَة mango mango Mango μάνγκο mango mango mangue mango mango マンゴー 망고 mango mango mango manga манго mango มะม่วง mango quả xoài 芒果
References in classic literature ?
Mango herself, of the great house of Mango, Plantain, and Co., Crutched Friars, and the magnificent proprietress of the Pineries, Fulham, who gave summer dejeuners frequented by Dukes and Earls, and drove about the parish with magnificent yellow liveries and bay horses, such as the royal stables at Kensington themselves could not turn out--I say had she been Mrs.
Did they sit up for the folks at the Pineries, when Ralph Plantagenet, and Gwendoline, and Guinever Mango had the same juvenile complaint?
A mango grew in front of the house, and at the edge of the clearing were two flamboyants, twin trees, that challenged the gold of the cocoa-nuts with their scarlet flowers.
And they fared out from the gloom of the mango tope, the old man's high, shrill voice ringing across the field, as wail by long-drawn wail he unfolded the story of Nikal Seyn [Nicholson] - the song that men sing in the Punjab to this day.
Quite by accident, a week or so later, I discovered that he still saw me home, lurking across the street among the shadows of the mango trees.
Now slow The plectrum led to prayer the cloistered chords, Now loudly with the crash of falling rain, Now soft as the leaf whispering of words, Now loud and soft together as the long Patter of pearls and seed-pearls on a dish Of marble; liquid now as from the bush Warbles the mango bird; meandering Now as the streamlet seawards; voiceless now As the wild torrent in the strangling arms Of her ice-lover, lying motionless, Lulled in a passion far too deep for sound.
The leaves of the camphor, pepper, cinnamon, and clove trees were delightfully aromatic; and the bread-fruit, the jaca, and the mango, vied with each other in the magnificence of their foliage.
He was only too glad to offer some mangoes to Aouda, who thanked him very gracefully for them.
And they had pineapples and mangoes and honey and all sorts of good things to eat and drink.
The sago pasty, the artocarpus bread, some mangoes, half a dozen pineapples, and the liquor fermented from some coco-nuts, overjoyed us.
There are only three rooms and a kitchen in it, and it is constructed of green brick with a galvanised iron roof, but there is a good garden with the best loquot trees in it that I know, and some nice young mangoes, of which I hope great things.
Tom did his best to sell only his own excellent but limited range of produce; but Progress came shoving things into his window, French artichokes and aubergines, foreign apples-- apples from the State of New York, apples from California, apples from Canada, apples from New Zealand, "pretty lookin' fruit, but not what I should call English apples," said Tom-- bananas, unfamiliar nuts, grape fruits, mangoes.